Marking the first anniversary of Mahindra KUV 100, the Indian company has launched an anniversary edition. The new variant is priced at Rs. 6.37 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), which is 13,000 more than the regular K8 version. Mahindra KUV 100 claims to be the first sub-compact SUV in the country with its brawny looks.
There will be only one variant of the car available in the market. The Mahindra KUV 100 gets many changes to keep up with the SUV-ish looks of the vehicle. There is a new dual-tone paint scheme on the car, like the newly launched Ignis. The KUV 100 also gets larger 15-inch alloy wheels, again, similar to the new Ignis.The new KUV 100 anniversary edition also comes with two new colour options – flamboyant red and dazzling silver, with the roof painted in contrasting metallic black. On the inside, the car gets sporty all-black interiors instead of the grey colour available with the normal variants of the car.
The new KUV 100 anniversary edition also comes with two new colour options – flamboyant red and dazzling silver, with the roof painted in contrasting metallic black. On the inside, the car gets sporty all-black interiors instead of the grey colour available with the regular variants of the car.
Mechanically, the KUV anniversary edition remains untouched. The car is powered by both petrol and diesel engines. The petrol unit is a 1.2-litre, 82 BHP-115 Nm unit that comes mated with a 5-speed gearbox. The diesel engine is also a 1.2-litre engine that produces a maximum of 77 BHP-190Nm of torque and comes with a 5-speed gearbox. The lower variant of KUV 100 K6 also received optional 14-inch alloy wheels.
Speaking on the introduction of the fashionable new look KUV100, Pravin Shah, President & Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M Ltd., said, “On the first anniversary of KUV100, we would like to thank our customers for their support in creating a new SUV segment. The KUV100 has the appeal of an SUV and the practicality of a compact car, making it a compelling value proposition. At Mahindra, we constantly update our products in keeping with the latest trends. We have introduced the new avatar of the KUV100 with dual tone exterior colour, sporty and premium black interiors and bigger dynamic design alloys wheels along with various accessory kits. We are confident that it will further build on the KUV100’s style quotient and make it a popular choice amongst the youth.”